December 2006



  • Building a Greener Future: Towards Zero Carbon Development, consultation document launched. Communities and Local Government
  • Friends of the Earth welcomes new planning measures, but says Code for Sustainable Homes should be mandatory. FoE
  • The Wildlife Trusts welcome today’s consultation draft Planning Policy Statement (PPS), Planning and Climate Change, but warn it needs to go further to prepare wildlife for climate change. Wildlife Trusts / Biodiversity UK
  • So how safe is the Green Belt? CPRE


  • Countryside campaigners CPRE tell Chancellor: Don't take the democracy out of planning. CPRE
  • Further response to Barker Review: "A charter for increased traffic jams and social exclusion", Transport 2000


  • Barker sets out proposals for Land Use Planning System in England. more


  • Leading environmental groups condemn the Government for failing to gather crucial information on the environmental impacts of road schemes. CPRE

August 2006


  • Development threat to England's nationally protected landscapes - CPRE CPRE


  • Brownfield land could accommodate up to one million new homes. DCLG



  • Greenfield housing bonanza at odds with more sustainable direction for West Midlands warns CPRE. CPRE

July 2006


  • Government investigating ways to "strengthen the flood resilience of homes in areas of potential flood risk" - Government response to environmental audit committee report: sustainable housing. DCLG


  • Critics condemn government "fixation" with nuclear power. more

June 2006



  • Friends of the Earth fear review of the planning system could pose major threat to communities and sustainable development. FoE

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